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Learning Undefeated Unveils Two Drop Anywhere Labs for Texas Schools Slammed by Hurricane Harvey

Grants from Rebuild Texas Fund and Qatar Harvey Fund Will Support Advanced Mobile STEM Education for Up to 40,000 Students Annually September 09, 2019 05:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time from BusinessWire | read it > GAITHERSBURG, Md. & REFUGIO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Learning Undefeated, a nonprofit organization that provides life-changing STEM experiences for high needs communities, today…

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The Paradox of STEM and Construction

from Constructech | read it > Construction is no longer just a collection of manual tasks. For generations now, technology has been infiltrating the daily work experience in the building trades. Universities and colleges are developing high-tech programs for construction trades, blending computer and laser technology into the curriculum so the next generation of contractors…

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This Maryland nonprofit created 3 mobile labs from shipping containers

from Technical.ly Baltimore | read it > Shipping containers are continuing to prove their worth outside of transportation. From serving as a community-connecting space to an urban farm, one organization is now bringing them into education as mobile laboratories. The 22-foot-long, 8-foot-wide Drop Anywhere Labs are the latest innovation from Maryland education nonprofit Learning Undefeated, formerly MdBio Foundation. The shipping containers are…

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$100M at Work: Learning Undefeated Mobile Labs Profiled in Rebuild Texas Fund 2-Year Celebrating Community Progress Report

Learning Undefeated’s mobile laboratory program has been profiled in the Rebuild Texas Fund 2-year progress report, titled $100M at Work: Celebrating Community Progress. The August 2019 report highlights projects that have been instrumental in helping Texas communities recover from Hurricane Harvey, which brought catastrophic rain and flooding to areas between Corpus Christi and the Louisiana…

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Learning Undefeated debuts 3 mobile STEM labs for Md., Texas

from The Daily Record | read it > A Maryland nonprofit organization that provides STEM education opportunities for underserved communities has launched learning spaces made of shipping containers. Learning Undefeated of Gaithersburg calls its three new science, technology, engineering and math learning spaces Drop Anywhere Labs. The nonprofit plans to ship the new labs, furnished…

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Learning Undefeated Debuts New Drop Anywhere Labs, an Innovative STEM Education Concept Using Modified Shipping Containers

At August 1 ribbon cutting ceremony attended by over 200 supporters, Learning Undefeated debuts three new Drop Anywhere Labs, custom-designed STEM learning spaces built from shipping containers. Smaller, lighter and less expensive than brick-and-mortar or trailer labs, Drop Anywhere Labs offer a blend of career and skills education. Each lab will support a variety of content themes, from science and health to engineering and construction, offering an immersive, hands-on learning environment that can serve up to four classes simultaneously.

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Citizen Science in the Classroom: Teacher Resources

Citizen science can be a fun and engaging way to bring real research projects into your classroom. Bring hands-on experience into the classroom that has real world applications and allows students to contribute to ongoing research. Explore how citizen science projects can be used to boost classroom learning about data collection, analysis, and interpretation. Discuss and…

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Mobile Lab provides STEM experiences for Students

from Orange Leader | February 16, 2019 read it > Little Cypress-Mauriceville high school students took a field trip this week. The trip was across the parking lot to a mobile lab, where each student was able to run experiments, guided by an instructor. The mobile lab was provided by Learning Undefeated, with funds from…

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Hi-tech mobile lab visits Southeast Texas schools

From Vital Signs (Port Arthur, TX) | February 7, 2019 read it > Learning Undefeated (formerly MdBio Foundation) recently brought a hi-tech mobile laboratory to several Southeast Texas schools, teaching hurricane-impacted students about wildlife forensics, virtual reality and other STEM-related subjects by providing them with hands-on experience. As part of MdBio’s “Learning Undefeated” program, MdBio…

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As Mission Expands Nationally, MdBio Foundation Rebrands as Learning Undefeated

With New Name and Wider Reach, Learning Undefeated Strives to Empower More Underserved Communities and Elevate Students with STEM Education GAITHERSBURG, Md.| from BUSINESS WIRE MdBio Foundation today announced that it has changed its name to Learning Undefeated. The rebranding reflects the expansion of the organization’s mission to provide more STEM education and workforce development opportunities…

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Maryland foundation brings mobile STEM lab to Texas

from Port Arthur Examiner | January 18, 2019 read it > The MdBio Foundation recently brought a hi-tech mobile laboratory to several Southeast Texas schools, teaching hurricane-impacted students about wildlife forensics, virtual reality and other STEM-related subjects by providing them with hands-on experience. As part of MdBio’s “Learning Undefeated” program, MdBio Education Outreach Coordinator Desurae…

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#GIVINGTUESDAY Every New Follow or Like is a $25 Donation

For #GivingTuesday this year, instead of asking for donations, we’d appreciate your thumbs-up!
As we come upon the holiday season and reflect on this past year, our team here at the MdBio Foundationis extremely grateful for the opportunity to bring our educational programs and resources to those communities that need them most. The stories of impact we hear every day from our students, teachers, schools and partners are truly inspiring, and we want to make sure that all fans of our work are hearing them as well.

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Bringing Science Labs back to Texas Schools

Short documentary features MdBio’s Learning Undefeated program MdBio’s Learning Undefeated program was profiled earlier this month by our partner The Rebuild Texas Fund through a short documentary that shares how our mobile STEM education program is helping students and schools recover from Hurricane Harvey. The documentary features Education Outreach Coordinator Desurae Matthews and several other…

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